The fun of early deadlines…

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Just arrived to find out by e-mail that Jeff Tambellini is the Player of the Week. The pages are going off to press right now because of the holiday, so all you’ll get there is a note about Andy Sertich coming up from Utah. But stick around here (or gas up the ol’ RSS reader): […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Peaceful as a baby’s sigh

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Categories: General

Peaceful as a baby's sigh

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If you haven’t figured it out from stuff like the trivia question below, This Space loves the weird statistical stuff and funky coincidences. Today brought a doozy in the NFL: Tennessee and Cleveland went into the day tied for the sixth AFC playoff spot at 9-6, but unless one or the other played an unlikely […] [Read More]
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Gee, Wally…

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The Islanders recalled Ben Walter. [Read More]
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No scoring

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Dumb blog trivia (no prizes, just admiration): Going 45 without a goal tonight called to mind that Bridgeport has gone to overtime scoreless four times; two times, the game has stayed that way. 1) Both scoreless ties were at home, and both were in some way notable games; the first, maybe, was notable for two […] [Read More]
Categories: Trivia Time

Painting the corners

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Go to the net, finish 1-for-3… Colliton went to the net in the first and tipped a Mark Wotton shot on goal; he had a chance at the rebound, but Al Montoya poked it away from him. He went to the net in the second short-handed for the rebound of Jeff Tambellini’s shot; Montoya was […] [Read More]
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Sans Rullier

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Even though it turns out he had a few games left, Bridgeport released Joe Rullier from his PTO today. If I don’t get the quote in the gamer, I’ll put it in the postgame; short version of the official line is to let the kids play, and Rullier wasn’t as good as they’d hoped. Big […] [Read More]
Categories: General

…and not enough time

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I had a whole screed drawn up about that penalty near the end of the first period, with Dustin Kohn sitting on top of the dashers… Long story short, I didn’t think you could say it wasn’t a penalty, but because he wasn’t on the ice — which is defined as both skates on the […] [Read More]
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